[Numpy-discussion] matlab vs. python question

Bryan Van de Ven bryanv@enthought....
Wed Apr 25 13:45:50 CDT 2007

Neal Becker wrote:
> I'm perfectly happy with python myself, but I wonder if anyone has good
> arguments for why to prefer python over matlab?

 From my own experience, once you move past static plots and want to include 
some kind of interactive GUI (that is, build an actual application) then you are 
in for a world of pain. Also, there are far fewer tools and options for rich GUI 
development in Matlab than in python.

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